Store manager takes plunge for pet charity

A pet store manager is showing his dedication to his furry friends by doing a sponsored skydive to raise money for a rehoming charity.

Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 2:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, 3:44 pm
Buxton Pets at Home Manager, Paul Doyle, will take to the skies later this month in order to raise money for Support Adoption For Pets.

Buxton Pets at Home manager Paul Doyle is taking to the skies today (Thursday, August 25) in order to raise money for Support Adoption For Pets.

Paul, who was dared by his colleagues, agreed to go ahead with the big jump just months after participating in a charity fire-walk, which raised £350 for the UK’s largest grant giving animal charity.

Paul’s skydive will take place at Hibaldstow Airfield, in North Lincolnshire, and is aiming to raise £4,000 for his brave leap.

“We think Paul is so brave. We want to thank him immensely for all his efforts to raise money for Support Adoption For Pets. We’re so grateful to Paul for being willing enough to take on a challenge like this,” said Becci Sharpe, PR and communications executive at Support Adoption For Pets.

Support Adoption For Pets is an independent charity established by Pets at Home in 2006, since then it has helped more than 1,000 re-homing centres and animal welfare organisations across the UK. In addition to its fundraising work it also runs dedicated adoption centres in nearly 400 Pets at Home stores.

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